Johanna Birnir

Research Director - CIDCM; Associate Professor - Government and Politics

Jhanna Birnir is a Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Politics and the Research Director of the Center of International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland. Her research is in the field of Comparative Politics and the Research Director of the Center of International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland. Her research is in the field of Comparative Politics. Broadly speaking, Dr. Birnir focuses on political developments in new democracies in Latin America and Eastern Europe. More specifically, she studies the effects of institutions on party system development and ethnic politics with a special emphasis on conflict and terrorism.

Projects: 

Minorities at Risk Project

 

 

  • Johanna Birnir
2117F Chincoteague Hall
Center for International Development and Conflict Management
Phone: (301) 405-7206
Email: jkbirnir@umd.edu